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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Throwback to childhood theme songs with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor January 24, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. “Hey, Jessie! It feels like a party every...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Deep clean and refresh with Aquila

by Sally Zhu and Sabrina Zhu January 17, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. If clothes lie sprawling across your closet,...

This is the first installment of Musical Musings, a podcast where Aquila staff members review and discuss music albums. In this episode, Arely and Michelle share their thoughts on singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey’s latest album “Blue Banisters,” released Oct. 22.

Musical Musings Episode 1: “Blue Banisters” by Lana Del Rey

by Arely Sun and Michelle Liu January 15, 2022

This is the first installment of Musical Musings, a podcast where Aquila staff members review and discuss music albums. In this episode, Arely and Michelle share their thoughts on singer and songwriter...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Adventure into fantastical worlds with Aquila

by Sally Zhu and Lavanya Subramanian January 10, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  What’s the best way to step outside...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Take dance breaks with Aquila

by Arely Sun, Aquila Co-Managing Editor December 13, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  Finals week means lots of studying —...

Kathy Xu (11) holds out her phone, which displays the final page of her 2021 Spotify Wrapped statistics. Spotify Wrapped released this year on Dec. 1 and showed user statistics from the past year in a multi-page story format.

2021 Spotify Wrapped summarizes users’ listening experiences over past year

by Emma Gao, Reporter December 10, 2021

Spotify released its 2021 Spotify Wrapped feature, which allows users to explore their unique listening patterns and statistics over the past year, on Dec. 1. According to Spotify’s website, the personalized...

Senior Spencer Cha performs his composition Rhythmic Etude No. 5 on the piano during Music Creation Clubs showcase on Friday, Dec. 3. The showcase featured performances or recordings from five students.

Music Creation Club hosts student musical showcase event

by Sally Zhu and Ella Yee December 7, 2021

Music Creation Club hosted an open showcase event on Friday during long lunch to present the musical compositions and works of five different students.  During Friday’s school meeting, Richard Zhang...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Lighten up through lofi with Aquila

by Alena Suleiman, Reporter December 6, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  With the upcoming week marking the last...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Give gratitude with Aquila

by Alena Suleiman, Reporter November 29, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  As we exit Thanksgiving week and the...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Remix and reconstruct with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor November 15, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  All of us can learn something from taking...

As a Chinese-American, I initially admired BTS as a beacon of Asian representation in America. But with “Dynamite,” BTS directly negated these ideas, and I could no longer see them as positive figures for Asian representation.

“Dynamite” disappointment: Rise of English songs by BTS hurts Asian representation in the west

by Emma Gao, Reporter November 10, 2021

Blinding white lights illuminate the backs of the seven still silhouettes on stage, creating an almost halo-like glow. As the crowd chants their names and the first notes start playing, they hop out of...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Cherish cloudy days with Aquila

by Arely Sun, Co-Managing Editor November 8, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  As November drifts into a week of chilly...

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